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A Week Exploring Southern Italy

My grandfather’s 75th birthday was approaching. His gift to himself was spending a week in Italy to connect with his roots. His mother’s side of the family was Italian and he was a dev…

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Cathedral Spires, Custer State Park — Zach of the Jungle

Erin and I went on a hike a couple of weekends ago in Custer State Park. The trail we went on was the Cathedral Spires trail, which took us past amazing spires of Harney Peak Granite. Unfortunately this time of year, the needles scenic highway is closed, which contains a lot more spires. It’s easy […]

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This is the Oldest Surviving Photo of the Moon — Lights in the Dark

These days anyone with a cheap point-and-shoot camera or even a cell phone can snap a picture of the Moon (although I highly advise using at least an entry-level dSLR) but there was a time when that wasn’t the case. Go back to the late 1830s, when photography was in its infancy and methods for capturing light […]

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